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June 13, 2014 AT 10:00 am

Raspberry Pi in schools: An interview with the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s education team #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Linux Voice has a great interview on their site with the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s education team. Check it out here.

Two years ago, when the Raspberry Pi launched, it was with the intention of improving IT education in the UK. Since then more powerful, better connected or cheaper boards have come onto the market, but the Pi retains its position as the white knight of ICT teaching.

Why? Because of the community of users that has grown up around it. To find out more we travelled west to Manchester, venue for the second annual Jamboree – a festival of educators, makers and messer-abouters focussed on highlighting how engaging the Pi can be. There, we met 75% of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s education team – Ben Nuttall, Clive Beale and Carrie Anne Philbin – to discuss IT teaching in the UK.

Read the full interview on the Linux Voice website.


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